By Adeniyi Samuel (@seynx)
Manager Arsene Wenger started his three match UEFA ban today thereby paving way for assistant manager Steve Bould to take charge of the team for the first time this season. Steve Bould made just three changes from the starting lineup that spanked Southampton during the weekend.
Vito Mannone replaced injured Wojciech Szczeny as Per Mertesacker, Thomas Vermaelen, Kieran Gibbs and Carl Jenkinson completed the back line. Abou Diaby was passed fit to start. Mikel Arteta, Santi Cazorla and Gervinho were the guys for the middle, while Lukas Podolski and Montpellier old boy Olivier Giroud were the front two.
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Did you know you could download the Arsenal America Podcast on iTunes in the World Football Daily Club Podcast Feed?
Nice little Podcast this week. We open the show with good friend Jeremy Wilson (@JWTelegraph) who stops by to discuss Wenger’s recent ethics committee and social obligation quotes re: fouls and dives. We also discuss CL monies and summer transfers. Of course. Next up we welcome first time quest, Jim of @EastLower, who chats about Stoke, the run-in, 3rd and Sol Campbell. Lastly, we have former Arsenal Player, Stephen Hughes. We talk about his playing days, the training, the ’98 double and of course his thoughts on our remaining fixtures. Great show. Hope you guys enjoy it.
Have a listen to this week’s pod—–> Arsenal America Podcast 05_03_12!
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By Patrick Grove
Wednesday night saw Arsenal Football Club’s victory over Borussia Dortmund move the Gunners into the knockout stages of the Champions League for the twelfth time in a row (Twelfth looks spelled wrong to me…doesn’t it?). Allow that to sink in for a moment (the consistency not the spelling)…. Read More …